Mobile Library Service

The Mobile Library travels to meet people who find it challenging to visit one of the community libraries. It operates across Milton Keynes and whether you live on a city estate or in a village we may have a stop near you.
To check for any dates when the Mobile Library will not be visiting the usual stops, please check the Opening Times page.

Mobile Timetable Jun-Sep 2017 (PDF, 24KB)

Interactive Map of Mobile Library Stops (MY MAPS: Leisure and Cultural Section)
Library Word Banner
Photo of Mobile Library

What services do you provide?

The mobile library carries a wide selection of items for borrowing, including:

  • Books - both fiction and non-fiction
  • Large print books
  • Books on CD
  • Children's books - both fiction and non-fiction (useful for homework)
  • Board books and picture books for babies and toddlers

Staff can access the catalogue to check the availability of an item at any of the Milton Keynes Libraries and can search the internet to find local information.

What if I have difficulty getting on the vehicle?

Don't worry. The Mobile Library has an access lift to help those who have difficulty using the steps.

If you find it difficult to visit any of the libraries, perhaps the Home Library Service will help.

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What happens if I miss the Mobile Library?

If the service is cancelled or unavoidably delayed because of bad weather or a breakdown we will, whenever possible, telephone a local contact for your stop who will attempt to notify customers.

If you miss the mobile library visit and want to renew items on your library card, you can do so by phoning one of our libraries. When you ring please make it clear to us that you use the Mobile Library as renewal dates take account of when the Mobile Library next visits your area.

Items borrowed from the mobile library can be returned to any library in Milton Keynes.

Is there a charge?

It is free to join the library and to borrow books, magazines, eBooks and eAudio Books. There are hire fees to borrow books on tapes and CDs.

All current library charges and fines apply to items borrowed from the mobile library service.

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How do I join?

If you already have a Milton Keynes Library Card you can borrow items from the Mobile Library immediately.

If you do not have a card you can join on the vehicle. Please bring an official document relating to your identity and address. It is helpful if you can also show a copy of your signature. You can also join at any library and someone will be available to help you if necessary.

Proof of address documents must have been issued within the last three months and acceptable documents are:

  • driving licence
  • bank/credit card statement
  • electricity, gas, water or phone bill
  • rent book
  • Council Tax document
  • State Benefit document

Other documents may be acceptable at the discretion of library staff.

You will be given your card to start borrowing items on the same day.

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Does it visit my area?

The mobile library stops at different locations and follows a regular timetable (PDF, 24KB).

How do I contact you?

All enquiries about the mobile library service should be made to Milton Keynes Central Library or you can use the Online Enquiry Form.

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Last Updated: 11 July 2017